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Two dead, 13 injured in unprovoked Indian firing at LoC

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

MUZAFFARABAD (INP): Two civilians were killed and 13 others injured as Indian continued ceasefire violation at Line of Control (LoC) at two different sectors on Tuesday. According to details, the India forces resorted to unprovoked firing at Samahni sector of Bhimber district and the Nakyal sector of Kotli district. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Chaudhry Guftar Hussain […]

Raheel Sharif to adopt same policy as parliament, Aziz tells Senate

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Tuesday former army chief Raheel Sharif, who is set to head a Saudi-led 39-nation military alliance, will implement the same policy as constituted by Pakistan’s Parliament. Aziz was addressing a session of the Senate, where Chairman Senate Raza Rabbani asked Aziz about […]

Sharif’s must prove money trail: SC

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD – On the second consecutive day of Panama Leaks case hearing, Supreme Court (SC) bench clarified the Sharif family to prove money trail, here or in trial court. A three-member SC bench comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijazul Ahsan resumed the hearing of Panamagate during which the bench said […]

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Fights in Taiwan’s parliaments begins again

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

On the outside, the main building of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan – or parliament – is a picture of calm. Two rows of neatly-trimmed shrubbery and trees line the courtyard leading to the stately-looking, white building with a Republic of China (Taiwan) flag on top. But inside, the picture is very different. In fact, while parliamentary […]

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Trump’s attempt to replace Obamacare fails again

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

Washington DC: Republican efforts to find a replacement for President Obama’s healthcare system have collapsed. Two Republican senators said they opposed their party’s proposed alternative, making it impossible for the bill to pass in its current form. The party has been divided on the issue, with moderates concerned about the effects on the most vulnerable. […]

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Brazil protesters pelt politician with eggs at her wedding

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

BRASILIA (AFP): A Brazilian politician has accused left-wing protesters of physically and verbally abusing her wedding guests over her family’s support for President Michel Temer. Maria Victoria Barros, 25, is a member of the state assembly in Parana and daughter of Mr Temer’s health minister. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the church where the ceremony […]

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Pakistan

Bilawal orders ‘Go Nawaz Go’ rallies in Punjab

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has directed PPP Punjab to take out ‘Go Nawaz Go’ rallies in every district of Punjab because Nawaz Sharif has lost all credibility and he does not hold himself accountable before the elected Parliament. He was speaking to the meeting of Executive Committee PPP Punjab […]

LHC sets aside notification for appointment of Usman Khattak as IGP Punjab

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

LAHORE (INP): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday suspended a notification for the appointment of Punjab’s acting inspector-general of police retired Capt Usman Khattak as the permanent IGP of the province over violation of court orders. The court expressed its anger that the Punjab government had appointed Khattak as the permanent IGP even though […]

Govt will be trapped further by going in depth of Panama case: Khurshid Shah

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Opposition leader in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah has on Tuesday said that the more this case will be opened by the government, the more this government will get trapped. While talking to the media outside the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Syed Khurshid Shah said new things came out when Prime Minister […]

Chaudhry Nisar falls ill: sources

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday postponed all official activities due to illness. According to the details made available here, the Interior Minister could not go to his office today as he is suffering from severe back pain since last night. It is worth mentioning […]

LHC lifts Pemra ban on airing of Indian plays

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

LAHORE (INP): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday lifted a ban imposed by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) on the airing of Indian teleplays, declaring it null and void as the federal government had no objections regarding the same. Pemra had issued a notification imposing a blanket ban on all Indian content on […]

Pervez Khattak for quick implementation of police act in KP

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has directed to frame rules of business for the smooth implementation of the police act in the province. He was presiding over a meeting on the implementation process of police act in the province at Chief Minister Secretariat. The meeting had a detailed discussion on the […]

Panama is heading towards 14 years imprisonment of Sharif family: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (Online): Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said that panama case is now heading towards 14 years imprisonment of Sharif family adding only a miracle can save them from this punishment. “ Panama matter is directly moving towards 14 years imprisonment for each member of Sharif family including Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Hassan […]

PML-N expects justice in Panama Papers case: Zubair

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Governor Sindh, Muhammad Zubair on Tuesday expressed hope that justice would be done in Panama Papers case and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-) would accept judgement of the Supreme Court. Talking to state-run media, he said it was a good omen that the state institutions including judiciary were working independently without any external pressure. […]

You people biggest dacoits who set up martial laws: Rana Sana

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

LAHORE (APP): Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah has chided Lt Gen (r) Amjad Shoaib on Tuesday by accusing him of belonging to the ‘lot who holds the biggest dacoits and orchestrates martial laws’. The confrontation between the government minister and the former army general came in during a live transmission of a private television channel […]

Government’s problems will increase if volume 10 made public: Sheikh Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2017

ISLAMABAD (INP): Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rasheed has asked the government not to destroy country’s institutions for personal gains. Speaking to media ahead of the third hearing of Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report on Panama papers, Sheikh Rasheed asserted that the rulers gathered wealth for their children but their performance for common man […]

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Afghanistan

Senators Label HPC A Failure, Call For Its Dissolution

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2017

KABUL (TOLONews): Afghanistan’s senate on Friday called for the dissolution of the High Peace Council (HPC) citing its failure to make a breakthrough in peace with insurgents as the reason for their request. It is better to spend the money on the development of security forces instead of spending the money on the peace council, […]

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Logar acting crime branch chief killed in Taliban attack

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2017

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The acting crime branch chief for central Logar province was killed in a Taliban attack on Tuesday, an official said. Salim Saleh, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Maj. Azimullah Haqmal was kidnapped in the morning before being killed by the militants. “Police had arrived in the area to launch an operation for his […]

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60 rebels killed, 100 wounded in Balkh, Jawzjan operations

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2017

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Security forces have wrapped up clearing operations in northern Jawzjan and Balkh provinces, claiming to have killed as many as 60 insurgents. Another more than 100 rebels were wounded in the operations in Jawzjan’s Faizabad and Balkh’s Chamtal districts, said Jawzjan’s provincial government spokesman, Mohammad Raza Ghafori. He said the operations were launched […]

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Sports

Egypt defeats Pakistan 3-2 in squash series

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

RAWALPINDI (APP): Egypt defeated Pakistan in the four-day international squash series 3-2, the final match of which was witnessed by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at Mushaf Ali Mir Squash Complex Islamabad on Sunday. In the last two matches of the series played on Sunday, Pakistan’s Israr Ahmad and Farhan Mehboob […]

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Federer beats Cilic to win record eighth title

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

LONDON (Agencies): Roger Federer has done it again, this time in more dominant fashion than ever before. Without dropping a single set over the Wimbledon fortnight, the ageless wonder has taken the title, defeating Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. The title, his first at the All England Club since 2012, gives him a record eight […]

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Sanchez hints at Arsenal exit

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2017

SANTIAGO (AFP): Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez hinted that he is looking to leave the club in the current transfer window after revealing his desire to play in the Champions League. “I want to play in the Champions [League],” Sanchez told reporters in his native Chile at a charity match in his home town of Tocopilla. […]

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